Dr Paula Munderi Is Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC). During 15 years as a senior clinical scientist based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute, she established a program in HIV Care Research, caring for several thousand PLHIV participants of clinical research trial cohorts. She was a lead investigator on several multisite studies on HIV treatment strategy in Africa including the DART trial and the START trial.
Before that, Dr. Munderi was a Medical Officer at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, contributing to normative guidance on HIV treatment and to policy on access to HIV medicines in resource-limited settings. Dr Munderi has sat on several scientific advisory panels and continues to serve as an advisor on HIV control policy to Uganda’s Ministry of Health. Dr Munderi is a graduate of Makerere University School of Medicine in Kampala and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK).